Author: melanie ford

#Review: An Ecology of Knowledges

melanie ford , June 26th, 2020


Micha Rahder’s An Ecology of Knowledges: Fear, Love, and Technoscience in Guatemalan Forest Conservation is an ethnographically rich account of the dense conservation networks and politics that operat…


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Voided Spaces: Architectural indices of ravines in Guatemala City

melanie ford , February 19th, 2019


Photo by Jorge Villatoro: Ravine in Zone 3, Guatemala City Deep, canyon-like ravines fracture forty-two percent of Guatemala City. Covered in thick, wet, and dense foliage, these ravines…


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Cultivating an Outer Space Ecology: Introducing the On-Orbit Gardener

melanie ford , March 3rd, 2017


NASA poster from Mars Explorers Wanted Series Part of a series commissioned in 2009 by NASA for an exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center, the “Farmers Wanted” poster above…


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